Environment

Chris knows that Wisconsin’s environment is essential to a strong economy, community, and 76th district. Despite deteriorating standards for environmental health, she is a staunch advocate for protecting and creating natural spaces.

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Related Legislation:

BPA Disclosure (AB 607): Requires full disclosure on the label for all food containers that have Bisphenol-A.

Child Lead Safety Act (AB 957): Revises Wisconsin’s Lead safety standards to comply with federal recommendations.  Mandates paint and water testing when a child has lead poisoning and provides funding.

Children’s Outdoor Heritage Act (AJR 27): This Joint resolution, which affirms the legislature’s commitment to encouraging our children’s outdoor recreation, which lowers incidents of health and behavioral problems, passed the Assembly and Senate unanimously.

Mercury Thermostat Recycling (AB 424): Requires recycling of thermostats containing mercury.